Dr. Papadopoulos follows the Spinal Decompression protocols set forward by The International Medical Advisory Board on Spinal Decompression, and follows the protocols set forward by Neuro-Surgeon Dr. Norman Shealy, M.D., PhD, the Honorary Chairman, former Harvard professor, and probably the most published doctor in the world on spinal decompression therapy.
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Recently Spinal Decompression has been shown in in the McClure study to be 91% effective, which involved over 500 pre-surgical candidates, who were able to avoid surgery. Providing spinal decompression will often eliminate the need for surgery with a median cost of $42,000, not counting time lost from work, as well as future disability.